Nintendo Switch OLED is officially the “new console” of the Japanese company that maintains its hybrid fidelity but that it improves in several respects. After all, Nintendo is not new to these surprise announcements, probably designed to capture the attention of the player who on October 8 will have another option available to enter the vast catalog of Switch titles.
In our article we will go a little to “rattle off” the hardware aspect of the console and to discover all the improvements compared to the two older sisters, namely Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite.
- Dimensions: 24 x 1.40 x 10 cm (wxdxh)
- Weight: about 326 gr / 420 gr with Joy-Con controllers connected
- Screen: Multi-touch capacitive touch screen / 7 inch OLED screen
- Resolution: 1280 x 720 (720p)
- CPU / GPU: Nvidia Custom Tegra processor
- Memory: 64GB (expandable using microSDHC or microSDXC cards up to 2TB)
- Wireless: Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac) / Bluetooth 4.1
- Video output: Up to 1080p via HDMI in TV mode, 720p in portable
- Audio output: 5.1 Linear PCM / HDMI in TV mode
- Loudspeakers: Stereo
- USB connector: USB Type-C
- 3.5mm headphone jack
- Battery life: about 4.5-9 hours
- Charging time: about 3 hours
- LAN port in the Dock
Close at hand but with a bigger screen
Nintendo knows that portability is the Switch’s greatest strength and for this reason the size of the console will not change much. Compared to the standard model which features a 6.2-inch screen, Switch OLED switch to a 7-inch diagonal (like a classic tablet) to guarantee us an even more intense experience in portable mode.